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Disparities Data Details TU-2.2 by School Grade for 2015

Disparities Details by School Grade for 2015
TU-2.2 : Adolescent cigarette smoking in past 30 days (percent, grades 9–12)
This chart compares rates by population.

2020 Baseline (year): 19.5 (2009)
2020 Target: 16.0
Desired Direction: ↓ Decrease Desired
Data Source: Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System (YRBSS), CDC/NCHHSTP
Error Bar (I) represents the 95% confidence interval.
Additional footnotes may apply to these data. Please refer to footnotes below the data table for further information.
See also Disparities Overview by School Grade for TU-2.2

TU-2.2 Reduce use of cigarettes by adolescents (past month)

Adolescent cigarette smoking in past 30 days (percent, grades 9–12)

2020 Baseline (year): 19.5 (2009)
2020 Target: 16.0
Desired Direction: ↓ Decrease Desired
School Grade 2015 Disparity
9th 7.6
CI 5.8/9.8
SE 0.959
÷ 1.000
Best rate
10th 8.8
CI 7.0/11.1
SE 1.018
÷ 1.163
CI
1.000/ 1.542
11th 13.1
CI 11.3/15.0
SE 0.906
÷ 1.724
CI
1.000/ 2.186
12th 14.1
CI 11.8/16.8
SE 1.246
÷ 1.860
CI
1.000/ 2.399
Average group rate excluding best group rate 12.0
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SE 1.306
÷ 1.582
CI 1.000/ 2.083

Data are subject to revision and may have changed since a previous release.

Unless noted otherwise, any age-adjusted data are adjusted using the year 2000 standard population.

Data are not available or not collected for populations not shown.

CI: 95% confidence interval.

Summary measures of health disparities by School Grade — 2015
  • The best group rate for this objective, 7.6%, was attained by 9th grade students.
  • The worst group rate for this objective, 14.1%, was attained by 12th grade students.
  • The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 6.5 percentage points.
  • The worst group rate was 1.860 times the best group rate.
  • The average rate for all other grade/school level groups (excluding the best), 12.0%, was 1.582 times the best group rate.
Detailed measures of health disparities by School Grade — 2015

9th grade students achieved the best group rate for this objective, 7.6%.

  • The rate among 10th grade students was 1.163 times the best group rate.
  • The rate among 11th grade students was 1.724 times the best group rate.
  • The rate among 12th grade students was 1.860 times the best group rate.
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